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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • A (rather misleading) message from Comcast on net neutrality

    Say this for Politico and the daily Playbook emails it blasts out to a large circle of Washington opinion makers and their ilk: They make it easy to keep track of the latest lobbying balderdash put out by big corporations. That's because the lobbying...
  • Reed Midem Launches MipCancun

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Targeting Latin America, one of the fastest-growing TV markets in the world, MipTV and Mipcom organizer Reed Midem is launching MipCancun, its first regional TV mart in nearly 15 years. Also known as the Latam TV Buyers...
  • Regulators Deny Deal In AT&T-Frontier Sale

    The settlement reached between state officials and Frontier Communications Corp. as an integral part of the company's acquisition of AT&T's wireline business in Connecticut was denied Thursday by utility regulators. The $2 billion deal for AT&T's 900,...
  • Hillshire Brands CEO to leave as Tyson takeover ties up

    Hillshire Brands CEO to leave as Tyson takeover ties up
    Hillshire Brands CEO is leaving his top job as the company officially becomes part of Tyson Foods Inc. Some Hillshire executives plan to stay with Tyson. But President and CEO Sean Connolly has chosen to leave after a transition period, Tyson said....
  • Signet Jewelers reports upbeat prospects from merger with Zale

    So far, this match of rivals across the hall in the mall is off to a good start, Signet Jewelers said on Thursday. Signet reported a 39 percent increase in second quarter sales due to its Zale Corp. acquisition in May. Zale's new owner said it likes what...
  • Fiat shareholder tally shows Chrysler merger approved

    Fiat's merger creating a single, global automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has cleared its biggest remaining hurdle by not exceeding a limit on cash paid out to current Fiat shareholders who don't support the deal. CEO Sergio Marchionne is combining...
  • Medtronic would pick up $25M in CEO's taxes

    Medtronic Inc., which plans to cover its top leaders for certain taxes they face as part of a controversial merger plan, has calculated the cost for the CEO's tab alone at $25 million. The Minnesota-based medical device giant disclosed to shareholders...
  • FCC should push Comcast to get Internet to more low-income families

     FCC should push Comcast to get Internet to more low-income families
    Promises, promises. To win federal regulators' approval for its acquisition of NBC Universal, cable giant Comcast promised in 2011 to offer low-cost Internet connections to millions of low-income households in its service area for three years. Now,...
  • Architecture firm Callison being bought by Netherlands company

    Callison, one of the largest architecture firms in the U.S., said it will be acquired by Dutch design giant Arcadis as it seeks to tackle an increasingly hungry global market. Seattle-based Callison has 1,000 employees in 11 offices worldwide,...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Dollar General won't back off Family Dollar acquisition

    Dollar General said Thursday that it won't back off its attempt to buy Family Dollar, after the North Carolina-based retailer rejected its bid and stuck with plans to be acquired instead by Dollar Tree. The swift rejection, coming just four days after...